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    • September 24, 2016 - September 27, 2016

      • ABOUT ANNUAL CONFERENCE
        NCSHA's Annual Conference & Showplace is the premier member-only gathering of state Housing Finance Agencies (HFAs) and NCSHA affiliate members. It is the main networking event of the year for HFAs and the partners who work with them to increase housing opportunities through the financing, development, and preservation of affordable housing. Take advantage of the unparalleled professional development in 11 program focus areas, including communications, finance, governance, homeownership, human relations, information technology, legal, management innovation, rental, special needs housing, and sustainable housing. Applaud the best work of all HFAs and congratulate the winners at Monday's Celebratory Opening Plenary Breakfast. Join your colleagues and friends from across the country to network and have some fun at the President’s Reception.

         

        ATTENDANCE POLICY
        The Annual Conference & Showplace is open only to employees and board members of HFA, associate, and affiliate members of NCSHA. NCSHA members may not register as guests. For more information on becoming a member, contact Phaedra Stoger at membership@ncsha.org.

         

        REGISTRATION

        Online registration is now closed. You can still register on site beginning Saturday, September 24, at 9:00 AM.

         

        Registration Fees  

        Registration
        Postmarked by 8/26
        Postmarked after 8/26
        HFA or Associate Member (Saturday – Tuesday) $515 $595
        Affiliate Member (Sunday Reception – Tuesday) $695 $785
        Guest $95 $95

         

        Guest Registration Policy
        The guest fee is for conference receptions only. All guests, including children of attendees, must have a guest badge to be admitted. NCSHA members may not register as guests.

         

        Speaker Registration Policy
        NCSHA requires that all speakers and discussion leaders register for the conference.

         

        Press Policy
        A limited number of press credentials may be issued for NCSHA conferences and events, and requests must be approved prior to issuance. Press credentials are granted to individuals who are on assignment for, or employees of, a media outlet appropriate to the coverage of affordable housing news. Please contact marketing@ncsha.org to make sure that the sessions you are interested in covering are open to the press. NCSHA reserves the right to close sessions to the press at any time.

         

        Registration and Payment
        Registering and paying online is easy.  Click on the Register button above. Credit cards are accepted for online registration only. To pay by check, print your invoice and mail it with payment to the NCSHA office. Make checks payable to NCSHA.

        You can also register by fax or mail by printing the Registration Form and returning it to NCSHA along with your payment as noted above.

        Each registrant must pay in full prior to the meeting. Only those who have paid in full will be admitted to conference  activities.

         

        Special Needs/Dietary Requests
        If you have special needs under the Americans With Disabilities Act—or if you have special dietary requirements—please explain those needs in the space provided online in the ADA Needs text box on the Event Registration page or on the Registration Form.

         

        Substitution Policy
        If you have registered and are no longer able to attend, you may substitute another individual at no additional charge. The payment made for the original registrant will be applied to the replacement's registration. Substitutions are allowed at any time and must be requested in writing.

         

        Cancellation Policy
        Cancellations must be received in writing. Confirmation of faxed cancellations may be required. No refunds will be given for cancellations received after Tuesday, September 6 or for registrants who fail to attend the conference. "No shows" will be billed the full registration fee. A $75 administrative fee will be deducted from all approved refunds.

         

        Conference Admission
        Your name badge must be worn at all times. It is your ticket to sessions, meals, the President's Reception, the Showplace, Happy Hour, and other networking events applicable to your registration category.

         

        Attire and Climate
        Business casual attire is appropriate for all conference activities, including the President’s Reception. In September, Miami temperatures typically range from the low 80s during the day to the upper 70s at night. Hotel temperatures may vary, so a sweater is recommended.

         

        Attendee List
        Attendees who register after Tuesday, September 13 may not appear on the conference attendee list.

         

        Consent to Use Photographic Images
        Registration and attendance at or participation in NCSHA meetings and related activities constitutes an agreement by the registrant to NCSHA's use and distribution (both now and in the future) of the registrant's or attendee's image or voice in photographs, videotapes, electronic reproductions, and audiotapes of such events and activities. Exceptions to this consent must be made in writing to Lisa Bowman, Director of Marketing and Communications.

         

        Questions
        Contact registration@ncsha.org with any registration questions.